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Millennials in supply chain

Overcoming a shortage of supply chain talent

15 August, 2018

Editor’s note: There will be no blog post next week due to summer holidays.

There is a shortage of supply chain talent. ...

Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization

Multi-echelon inventory optimization vs inventory optimization

7 August, 2018

Editor’s Note: Last year ToolsGroup became Microsoft’s partner for Multi-echelon Inventory Optimization (MEIO) in...

Supply chain planning for smartphones

How a changed business model initiated a new supply chain planning approach

31 July, 2018

The telecom provider business model was traditionally about delivering networked voice and data to homes and businesses,...

Costa_Express Response Network

Here come the Response Networks

24 July, 2018

As competition heats up to meet consumer fulfillment expectations, the analyst community has worked to define a supply...

Classifying the Risk Landscape

Supply Chain Resiliency - Top to Bottom

17 July, 2018

There is an increased focus on being prepared for supply chain risks such as digital threats, product traceability...

Forecasting Word Cloud

Decoding the Language of Demand

10 July, 2018

If you’ve been in supply chain for any length time, you might be wondering what caused demand forecasting to develop so...

Three Tier Telecom Supply Chain

Supply Chains that Push and Pull Different Products

29 June, 2018

Editor's Note: There will be no blog post next week due to the US holiday.

Demand and Supply Uncertainty and Inventory Optimization

Still managing your inventory with spreadsheets?

19 June, 2018

Most companies are still trying to use Excel to optimize their inventories. Supply Chain Insights’ 2018 Inventory...


Two Kinds of Supply Chain Risk and How to Prepare for Them

12 June, 2018

When most people think of supply chain risk, they often think about the impact of major unforeseen “headline grabbing”...

Segmenting Your Inventory by Gross Margin and Demand Variability

Segmenting Your Inventory by Gross Margin and Demand Variability

8 June, 2018

Source: Gartner Research

Gartner Research analyst Paul Lord has developed a thought-provoking approach (shown in the...

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